Watch this video to learn how to make a simple stop motion animation using a drawing of a knight. It took approximately 90 minutes to make. Use your own drawing to make a stop motion animation movie!
If you loved The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, then listen up— there's been a new discovery found hidden within Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting— the Mona Lisa. An Italian researcher named Silvano Vinceti sparked a new controversy over the world's most famous painting w ...more
Stop-motion animation is somewhat out of favor in the digital age, but there will always be a demand for its timeless look. This video will teach you one important technique for making stop-motion animation out of Legos: how to make them fly. Or at least appear to by flying in ...more
This video shows the process of making animations in the image program Photoshop. It shows users how to open up and navigate the animation dialogue box in Photoshop by adding frames with variations on the image to be animated, with attention to using as many frames as needed t ...more
Looking to get into flash animation and not sure where to start? With this great video series you'll learn how to create a silly stick man animation that'll get your flash animation skills up and running! Go from the beginning to the end with these simple tutorials showing you ...more
Learn how to create a rotating 3D text animation within Photoshop CS5 Extended! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete ...more
Here is a video tutorial that offers basic tips on crafting a simple claymation character using everyday, household objects. Soften a single chunk of material and pull your claymation character's limbs and head from it. Insert a toothpick (or armature) to stabilize the body an ...more
If you've ever attempted to report a bug to a developer, no doubt you've heard the response, "Get a logcat." This is infinitely important to a developer because of the fact that a logcat captures a full report of every command that was recently executed on your Android device, ...more
Learn about some of the advanced features in Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended for animating 3D objects in this software tutorial. In this project we will create a solar eclipse simulation from 2D, and video images of the earth and moon. This is an advanced users tutorial so you sh ...more
Create a cute bobblehead turtle animation in Photoshop with help from this video tutorial. But this lesson only applies to Photoshop CS5, because it uses the new tool called Puppet Warp, only in CS5. The Puppet Warp is a great tool for creating animated GIF files, like this gr ...more
Stop motion animation can actually be created at home. Build an armature out of wire and epoxy. Follow along with the step by step directions in this instructional video and learn how to build an armature. Watch this video and start shooting some stop motion animation. Part 1 ...more
Check out this tutorial and learn how to make a cool, slick intro animation for your YouTube videos or website. You will be using Adobe After Effects to make this effect and this clip will walk you through all of the steps. Check it out and brand your YouTube channel like a re ...more
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla demonstrates how to create a very simple spinning logo animation. Using Cinema 4D, Mograph, and Random Effecter, Nick combines different textures and camera angles for a rich, slick finished product. Check out his blog entry here: http://greyscale ...more
Adobe Photoshop has several cool features you probably did not know about. One such feature is that Photoshop allows you to animate a picture. Watch as this video walks you through the easy steps of making a basic GIF animation in Adobe Photoshop version CS3 in a matter of min ...more
This software tutorial shows how to make stop animation movies with Windows Movie Maker and a digital camera. Learn how to shoot the frames of motion with your camera, import them into Windows Movie Maker and turn them into a stop motion animated movie.
Check out this tutorial of how to create moving curtains in After Effects. You create a set of curtains that opens up to reveal footage placed behind it. You can render the clip out with an alpha channel and always have a curtains clip ready to reveal some footage. Whether you ...more
You don't need a ten-figure budget to make a great movie! With nothing more than iMovie, a camera, and your imagination you can make a stop motion animation. With stop motion, you can bring anything to life. This is a really fun project for aspiring directors of all ages.
clipping mask Sponsored by SimpleRetouch.com Start by creating a task with the name Mask, then Choose a color and a font size. Create a new layer and move the Image to Layer 2, use control plus to zoom in and a use key frame 90 at frame Then Hit F6 Enter the frame at frame ...more
If you're planning on being the next Ridley Scott of brickfilms, then maybe you need to start off with a few basics, like in this video tutorial about how to make a Lego man walking animation. Creating a world of moving legos for your "legomation" masterpiece starts with the s ...more
How to make a short Hand drawn animation using Windows Movie Maker.
See how to make a Radio Wave animation that encircles a 3D sphere. First, the clip demonstrates how to achieve this effect using After Effects. Next, it offers instructions on how to do the same thing within Cinema 4D. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ins ...more
Learn how to make a rippling flag animation in Apple Motion 4. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or simply wish to get a little bit better acquainted with Motion 4, you're sure to find value in this tutorial. For more info ...more
Want to know how to make a simple animated GIF in Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 (or any other version of PSE for that matter?). If so, you've come to the right place. This free software video tutorial will teach you how to start making your own custom animated GIFs in Photoshop E ...more
Learn how to generate basic character rigs for animating your 3D models within 3ds Max 2010 or 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served ...more
Learn how to create a simple raining animation for Photoshop.
Watch this video to learn how to make a 3D stop motion animation using playdoh and a wire armature. You must have some knowledge of stop motion animation and Movie Maker software to make an animation. This is easy to do and just takes some creativity.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, us ...more
In this video you will learn how to make a GIF animation without Photoshop. This is by using a windows operating system program and its from a website which is provided. Go to your search engine then type in download. Then click on CNET, then type in Photobie and download the ...more
Watch this video tutorial to see how to make stop-motion animation with Windows Movie Maker. First, you'll have to take all of the pictures for your animation, with your action figures, Legos... dolls. Import all of your pictures onto the timeline in Windows Movie Maker. Now, ...more
CtrlFormula teaches you how to make an animation with a batch file. Before you begin you must know that sending batch files over the internet is risky, so keep that in mind. You create a new .txt file and type in: @echo off. Hit Enter twice and type in: echo loading. Then hit ...more
In this C4D video lesson, you'll learn how to create and render a simple 3D helicopter animation in Cinema 4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you' ...more
This series of video is part 6 of this epic 60-part video series on how to make a website from scratch using Flash CS4. This section covers how to construct motion tweens effectively and use symbols to create more complex animations. Watch the first chapter here and the next, ...more
This is a very basic tutorial which shows you how to set up a square, convert it to a movie script, and then set up an animation and see your square spin. A simple clip, but you can apply it to many different objects, not just squares!
Want to write Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBoston will help you on your merry way to accomplishing just that. Specifically, this lesson will demonstrate how to make a sim ...more
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you how to make a very intricate animation sequence in After Effects. Although it's very complicated, the final output is very simple and sleek. He demonstrates some very useful tips and tricks for better After Effects efficiency.
This tutorial shows you how to create an animation that makes a piece a paper crumple into a ball with no keyframes at all. It uses the cloth tag. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its ...more
Bring your cartoons to life. Find how to put motion into your 2d animations, No projectors needed or anything else, just a marker, scissors and some paper. Learn this animation trick.
This short video shows you how to create an animated fashion style logo in Flash. First he changes the background and frames per second to black and 24 respectively. He chooses the font for his text and then he converts the text into a movie clipping by hitting f8 and choosing ...more
As you already know, Sketchup is a very cool program which allows you to design a myriad of things. But, did you know you can then animate those images? You can, and this tutorial will walk you through the steps to show you how. This is a very valuable thing to know if you're ...more
This tutorial teaches you how to modify delrin balls using a pin vice and 1mm drill bits. The end result is a really nice set of eyes that you can insert in your clay puppet for animation.
A stop motion video simply consists of an object that is physically moved in small increments frame by frame so that when the frames are viewed in sequence, the illusion of movement is created. If you have the corresponding stills on your PC, a stop motion video can be create ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make stop motion animations. Begin by mounting the camera onto a stable surface position, such as a tripod. Then layout the figure to a desired position for the first frame. Now take a picture and slightly move the figure for the se ...more
Interested in animation? Start making 3d animations in After Effects with help from this tutorial. Learn how to get started making such animations with step-by-step instructions from this After Effects expert.
Steps to make Sprite animation in Photoshop are:1. Open a spreadsheet of your own choice; in this case we are going to take running animation.2. Once your spreadsheet is loaded, zoom-in until you get a four page, for ease of use.3. Zoom-in to the required movement, after zoom, ...more
Wow friends and colleagues by learning how to make preset and custom PowerPoint animation, to enliven your next deck and keep your audience riveted.
Want to create simple animations in Adobe Flash CS4? Follow the bouncing ball. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of t ...more
This video teaches the simple steps to make an animation resume at Ani-Jobs. An excellent summary is given below. First click on the Resume cafe tab on the top menu, log in or create an account if you don't have one. Select a suitable category like 2d Artist, click the Storybo ...more
This video shows us the method to make simple GIF animations in Photoshop Elements 6. First we have to make a file with different layers. Click on the icon below the 'Layer' option to make a new layer in the file. After finishing the file, go to 'File' and the 'Save for Web' o ...more
Thanks to How To Make Anything, learn how to make and do just about anything! In this episode, learn how to make things move around through the power of animation in Microsoft Powerpoint! Take your Powerpoint presentation to the next level with help from this video!
This video teaches us how to make a quick cat animation in Photoshop, CS3 and Microsoft Movie Maker. She shows us really quickly on the computer. She starts off by drawing the cat itself. A solid knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is needed. You would need to know the different text ...more
This tutorial will show you basic keyframe and animation techniques for amateur film making.
This video will show you can create a good stop motion animation, just like Gumby.
Getting started using Adobe Flash CS4 can be a daunting task for all of the aspiring web designers and animators out there. This video will make it a little easier, especially if you have no experience at all. It offers instructions for making your first animation, assuming ab ...more
The Swift3D plugin for Adobe Flash will allow a developer to create 3-D models, and then add a little animation - like making the logo spin on your website. This tutorial shows you how to get it and the best way to use it to personalize your website.
While iOS 11 is ready to take over your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, let's take a step back and check out all of the new features that iOS 10 brought to the public when it was released to everyone in Sept. 2016. Some of the updates from iOS 9 to iOS 10 were huge, as you'll s ...more
How To : Hacked! How Thieves Bypass the Lock Screen on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 & More Android Phones
Lock screen exploits are becoming increasingly common in the mobile world. Four weeks ago there was the iPhone 5 passcode bug (which just got fixed yesterday...kinda). Then there were a couple lock screen bugs on the Samsung Galaxy S3 two weeks ago. Now that GS3 lock screen b ...more
Have you ever seen those super-expensive universal remote controls like the Logitech Harmony and thought to yourself, "Man, I really want one of those, but that's just too much money"? You're not alone. Luckily, if you're an owner of an Android device with an infrared (IR) bl ...more
How To : Convert Any HTC One into a Stock Google Play Edition with Bootloader, Recovery, & OTA Updates
We've gotten pretty close to a Google Experience before, and even played around with the actual Google Play Edition build. However, the devs over at XDA have a much better solution: actually converting your HTC One into a complete factory-fresh Google Play Edition. Since most ...more
Editing a video by trimming or adding audio is fairly simple on Galaxy devices, but if you want to include other clips or transition animations and really get those creative juices flowing, you might find the standard editing tools limited—unless you know how to unlock Samsung ...more
There's a lot of cool features rumored to be included in next year's HTC One 2 (M8), the follow up to the flagship HTC One smartphone, including a fingerprint scanner, Android 4.4 KitKat, and Sense 6.0, but it's just too far away to get really excited about yet. Besides, that ...more